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Episode #54: Enterprise Software with Python

Published Thurs, Apr 14, 2016, recorded Mon, Apr 4, 2016.


How often have people asked what language / technology you work in and when you answered Python they got a little confused and asked, what can you actually build with Python? What type of apps? The implication being Python is just a notch above Bash scripts. That real things aren't built with Python but rather Java, C#, Objective-C and so on.

Mahmoud Hashemi and I might be able to help you put some real evidence and experience behind your response. On episode 54 of Talk Python To Me, I talk with Mahmoud about his new online course he wrote for O'Reilly entitled Enterprise Software in Python. You'll hear many real-world examples from his experience inside PayPal and more.

Links from the show:

Enterprise Python Course: techbus.safaribooksonline.com/...
Course (at O'Reilly): shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920047346.do#
Mahmoud on Talk Python: talkpython.fm/episodes/show/4
10 Myths of Enterprise Python Article: paypal-engineering.com/2014/12/10/10-myths-of-enterprise-python/
Mahmoud on Twitter: @mhashemi
Course github repo: github.com/mahmoud/espymetrics
The bad pull request: github.com/mahmoud/espymetrics/pull/2



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Mahmoud Hashemi
Mahmoud Hashemi
Mahmoud Hashemi is lead developer of the Python Infrastructure team at eBay/PayPal, where he focuses his development and instruction energies on service frameworks, API design, and system resiliency. Outside of work, he enjoys coding on his open-source projects (github.com/mahmoud), as well as creating and maintaining several Wikipedia-based projects, such as Listen To Wikipedia and The Weeklypedia.


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